Nicholas served as an officer with the Royal GreenJackets on active service from 1965-68 , and subsequently joined the Financial Times as manger for Central and Eastern Europe. He then worked in a number of other finance and commercial companies before being appointed, in September 1997, Private Secretary to HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, at Kensington Palace. He was awarded LVO by HM The Queen in the 2005 New Years Honours and CVO in 2014.
Nicholas Chance became a Justice of the Peace in 1985 , retiring finally from the City of Westminster Magistrates Court in 2013. He is a Non Executive Director of a number of companies , and member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Statecraft and other organisations.
Served as a lieutenant in 1st The Queenʼs Dragoon Guards from 1961 to 1964 before working as a stockbroker until 1974, as a member of the London Stock Exchange from 1970 to 1974. From 1975 to 1980, he was Marketing Director of Brahmco International. He worked for Ralph Lauren Cosmetics from 1979 to 1983. He then worked for Abbey Lubbock and Abbey Sports and Events from 1984 to 1992.
Reading was Chairman of the Landʼs End John oʼ Groats Club from 1992 to 1996. He served as Director of the Global Flying Hospitals from 1996 to 2000. He has served on the Board of Directors of CURE International since 2004, and of the Mertens House in Saint Petersburg, Russia since 2008. He served as a member of the Council of the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem from 2002 to 2008.
Former British Army officer. Commanded British Forces Yugoslavia and 5th Division. Senior British Officer and Defence Adviser to the Sultan of Oman.
Appointed UK Prime Minister's Defence Coordinator for Libya on retirement in 2004.
UK Prime Minister's Counter Terrorism Advisor on North Africa and the Sahel from 2010.
Extensive experience in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
With expert teams in place since 2010 – RemitRadar is headed by the ex CEO, COO and CFO of MoneyGram providing unique experience in the industry.
For centuries, people have left home and crossed countries, continents and oceans in search of better opportunities for themselves and their families. Today, more than 240 million people live outside their countries of birth. This expanding global community, much in the front news today, will send home USD 450 Billion each year to support families and will pay a high price to do so, or be forced to use unregulated informal channels putting their hard earned cash at risk. I will be delighted if my role helps these people retain more value and enjoy more security when sending money home.
25+ years of insurance and reinsurance experience (SwissRe, Helvetia).
Multi-cultural background, working in various countries (Switzerland, Latam, USA, Spain, UK) and in various senior management positions such as Head of Underwriting and Regional Head in Latam and Europe.
Extensive leadership experience, including InsurTech ventures and startup investor.
20 years of international experience in emerging markets and disruptive technologies as a Director at Thomas Cook and Senior Consultant at Bearing Consulting.
Remittance background as Regional Director Africa for MoneyGram International 1997-2003 and for Travelex 2003 to 2009.
Responsible for initiating the development of out of Africa and inter-Africa person to person remittances. An advocate and pioneer in the use of Remittance Big Data for the advancement of social research.